Education

New EA headmaster settling in
Escambia Academy’s new headmaster has been on the job for just over two weeks and has already become convinced that the position and the school are just what he was looking for. “This marks just a little over two weeks, and I think it’s going to work really well’ it’s just a good fit,” said Wade Heigle, a 25-year education veteran who took the school’s reins on Nov. 28. “I…
RP Elementary Star Students
These Rachel Patterson Elementary students were named Star Students for the month of December. They are, from left, front, Zoe Brown, Diana Garcia, Clayton Hoffman, Braylen America, Chole Johnson, Landon Barnett, Tykeria Wiggins, Marcus Hale; middle, Tamiyah Brown, Donavan Mosley, DiShaye Richardson, Kamari Stallworth, Jaleah Coleman, Jayla Wilson; back, Jamora Hunter, Zeniya Perry, Zoey Wiggins, Roosevelt Jefferson, Tomiyah Thomas, Valeria Franco, Gabriel Rivera. Not pictured, Lekhera Barron Click on photo…
Perdido School holds spelling bee
On Wednesday December 7, as the rounds kept rolling on, 23 students, fourth-through eighth-grade level homeroom spelling bee winners vied for the chance to represent Perdido School in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Finally, in the championship ninth round, Stacie Wilson and Ceanna Livermore went back and forth until Ceanna correctly spelled “scrumptiously” and became the Perdido School Spelling Bee champion for 2017. Both Ceanna and Stacie will continue…
Doolittle to attend medical leaders congress
Brooke Doolittle, a sophomore at Escambia County High School, is a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., June 25-27, 2017. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be physicians or…